Category Archives: NASL

TFC lead Whitecaps, Impact trail Edmonton after Canadian Championship semi first legs

Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe scored to give Toronto FC a 2-1 lead vs. the Vancouver Whitecaps, and FC Edmonton handed the Montreal Impact a 2-1 loss in the first leg of their Canadian Championship semifinals series. Continue reading »

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Savarese: Raul to Cosmos a “realistic possibility”

New York Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese touched on the recent reports of Raul’s arrival by saying that, while nothing was finalized, the striker’s arrival is a realistic possibility. Continue reading »

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NASL Week 4: A Look Back

By DAN KARELL After a nearly unstoppable run last fall, the New York Cosmos are experiencing their first losing streak. For the second season in a row, the Cosmos fell on the road to the Carolina RailHawks, this time by … Continue reading »

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NASL Week 3: A Look Ahead

By JOE PANTORNO Even after only playing each other two times, the New York Cosmos and San Antonio Scorpions have developed quite a nice rivalry. Last season, the Cosmos beat the Scorpions twice, with the second win clinching the Cosmos … Continue reading »

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NASL Week 2: A Look Back

Minnesota United and the New York Cosmos posted their second straight victories, while Indy Eleven stayed unbeaten to headline NASL Week Two. Here is a look back at all the action. Continue reading »

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NASL Week One: A Look Back

By IVES GALARCEP The New York Cosmos picked up right where they left off after winning last year’s NASL Soccer Bowl, opening the 2014 season with a resounding victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks on Sunday. Captain and defender Carlos Mendes … Continue reading »

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The SBI 2014 NASL Season Preview

The 2014 NASL Spring season kicks off on Saturday, with the New York Cosmos the clear favorites to win a second straight season campaign. Here is closer look at all 10 teams in SBI’s NASL Season Preview, complete with preseason Power Rankings. Continue reading »

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Pickens transferred to Rowdies days after Waiver Draft move

Veteran goalkeeper Matt Pickens has transferred from the New England Revolution to the NASL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies in a deal worth $150,000, sources tell SBI. Continue reading »

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Scorpions add two more former MLS players in Soto, Borrajo

Photo by Michael Burns/ By FRANCO PANIZO The San Antonio Scorpions’ recent addition of Eric Hassli was a sign of things to come. The Scorpions announced on Thursday that they have signed two more former MLS players, agreeing to deals … Continue reading »

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Scorpions sign former MLS DP forward Hassli

By FRANCO PANIZO Eric Hassli will be staying in Texas, after all. He just will not be with an MLS club. The San Antonio Scorpions announced Tuesday that they have signed Hassli, 32, for the 2014 NASL season. Hassli, who … Continue reading »

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Peterson reveals details of NASL expansion plans, throws jabs at MLS in the process

NASL commissioner Bill Peterson touched on the league’s future expansion plans on Thursday, and he took some shots at MLS in the process. Continue reading »

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NASL changes postseason format

NASL announced on Thursday that it will add two more teams to its postseason format in 2014. Continue reading »

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